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Official 2016 Tourney Selection Thread

Discussion in 'Colorado Basketball Message Board' started by Buffnik, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Selection Sunday show goes live on CBS at 3:30 MT.

    Buffs projected by most bracketologists as a 7 or 8 seed.

    Pac-12 expected to receive 7 bids with conventional wisdom on seeding:

    Oregon 1-2
    Utah 2-4
    Cal 4-6
    Zona 4-6
    CU 7-9
    USC 8-11
    OSU 9-11

    Some big questions on the bubble and what the committee will value today. Is it a big day for the mid-majors with St. Mary's, Valpo, Wichita State, Monmouth and SDSU all waiting anxiously?

    Which team will get the rest of the #1 seeds after Kansas?

    Where will CU fans be traveling?

    Who will win the Allbuffs bracket challenge this year? https://www.allbuffs.com/threads/official-allbuffs-ncaa-bracket-challenge.115289/
     
  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    What the Buffs don't want to see in the draw:

    Team that puts a lot of pressure on the guards and backs it up with shot blockers in the paint.

    What we want to see is a 3pt shooting team that's not especially bouncy (BYU type squad).
     
  3. onealcd

    onealcd Club Member Club Member

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    I would love to see a post oriented team with a shooting point guard that can't drive especially well.
     
  4. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Here was the CU Team Sheet used by the Committee yesterday:

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    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Let's get this show on the road. We just made TV
     
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    Already hate this new 2 hour format...they are gonna drag it out
     
  7. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    CBS has a live feed to the CU team for instant reaction and probably a Tad interview. Good pub!
     
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    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    I hope they didn't put a camera on us thinking we're a bubble team - especially after Sir Charles saying the Pac 12 was an underrated conference.
     
  9. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    How did Eli get that prime location?
     
  10. onealcd

    onealcd Club Member Club Member

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    Same way he got a scholarship lol
     
  11. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    1 East - North Carolina
    1 South - Kansas (surprised not Midwest)
    1 Midwest - Virginia (wow!)
    1 West - Oregon
     
  12. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Wow Virginia gets the 1!
     
  13. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Please, Dance Gods, don't give CU a 7-seed in Michigan State's region.

    [​IMG]
     
  14. CVilleBuff

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    Can't believe KU not Midwest
     
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    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Committee looks like it's valuing RPI and the Power 5 a lot based on these first selections.

    1 Kansas
    2 Oregon
    3 Virginia
    5 North Carolina (4 Villanova, Big East, got jumped)
     
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    Nervous. I hope Kenny Smith is right and the NCAA has a high value on the Pac.
     
  17. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm reading it as a good sign that the Committee showed some Pac-12 love with the 1 seeds.
     
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    onealcd Club Member Club Member

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    Anyone with a basketball brain would have done that lol
     
  19. Eggon

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    That was quick
     
  20. CarolinaBuff

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    Could we get a ****tier draw?!?!??
     
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    We just got ****ED eight ways from yesterday!
     
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    Wow. 8 in south. Uconn
     
  23. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    8 seed in the South, playing UConn for the right to play Kansas.

    Well, on the positive side CU will make a lot of headlines if it gets to the Sweet 16. :eek::D
     
  24. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Ugh. The absolute worst
     
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    Well that kinda sucks. At least we don't have to sweat.
     
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    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    ****ing bull****!
     
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    Uconn who's smoking right now and then kansas, ouch.
     
  29. dyemeduke

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    ****...
     
  30. CVilleBuff

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    Literally the worst possible situation.
     

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